“The oldest, best beloved, standard book of classical myths.” ~Edmund Fuller
If you want to understand Shakespeare, Narnia, or even The Avengers, you need to know the classical myths. The tales of Zeus, Thor, Hercules, and Perseus are an essential part of a comprehensive education, and this collection by Thomas Bulfinch is one of the best retellings. Not only are these stories key for understanding western paintings, poems, and stories, but they are fun and exciting and you will remember them for the rest of your life.
This Canon Classic will introduce you to the great myths of western literature. The Canon Classics series presents the most definitive works of Western literature in a colorful, well-crafted, and affordable way. Unlike many other thrift editions, our classics feature individualized designs that prioritize readability by means of proper margins, leading, characters per line, font, trim size, etc. Each book’s materials and layout combine to make the classics a simple and striking addition to classrooms and homes, ideal for introducing the best of literary culture and human experience to the next generation.
This Worldview Edition features an introduction divided into sections on The World Around, About the Author, What Other Notables Said, Setting, Characters, & Plot Summary, Worldview Analysis, and 21 Discussion Questions & Answers.
IMPRINT: Canon Classics
AUTHOR: Thomas Bulfinch
PAGE COUNT: 454 pages
ISBN 10: 1944503587
PUB. DATE: March 29, 2022 (first published in 1855)
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